ADHD Child Proofing: How to Ensure a Safe, Organized Home

Hyperactive preschoolers with attention deficit disorder climb, explore, act up. You want your ADHD children to stay safe -- and yourself to stay sane -- while they do it.

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Embrace Quiet Time

When your preschooler becomes tired, cranky and on the verge of a meltdown, tell him that he’ll feel better if he has some quiet time.

Don’t banish a child to his room, as if he were being punished. A better parenting strategy is to make this downtime pleasant. Tuck him in on the family room couch, draw the blinds, and have him listen to quiet music for a few minutes.

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